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This article analyzes frameworks of global distributive justice embedded in models of global governance associated with Habermas and Rawls. Habermas is chiefly concerned with distributive justice at the level of the European Union while Rawls seeks justice at the global level through redistribution to “burdened” societies. Neither model adequately addresses the problem of global distributive justice.


distributive justice, law of peoples, global state, Rawls, Habermas



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February 15, 2021



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